Skip Huffman

973 Church St 404-307-3951

Decatur GA, 30030


Senior Developer in Test with twenty-three years’ testing and automation experience, including developing manual/automated test plans for new and legacy applications, creating test cases, and test scripts. Particularly skilled at creating ground up test rigs for automated environments using python and other tools. Rigs including commodity hardware, custom hardware, virtual machines and software as a service. Experience leading dual continent teams. Extensive capabilities in White box, Black box testing and Database Management skills. Business analysis, Process improvement, and data modeling experience in consultation, design, implementation, deployment, documenting and training for Fortune 100 corporations. QA Manager with leadership experience with both local and offshore teams. Strong communication skills with management, line workers, infrastructure and development personnel both local and remote (onshore/offshore). Expert at Quality Control and Quality Assurance. Comfortable in varied Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) styles including waterfall and test driven development such as Agile and Extreme Programming.


General Use Processes and Applications

Selenium/Webdriver, RESTful API, SOAP API, Life Cycle Testing (Function/User Interface, Integration, Regression and Load/Stress), Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Data Modeling, Test Plan and Case Creation and Deployment, Test Driven Development, Black Box and White Box testing, Manual and Automated Test Scripting, Transaction Management, Large Scale Electronic Document Storage and retrieval, ELT, Workflow Automation and Optimization, Business Analysis, Requirements Analysis and Functional Specification Development. Coordination of Business Case/Requirements Development. Web based, API, command line, and GUI scripting and Manual Testing. Server side and local, Jboss, J2ee, Solaris, Unix, Linux.

Tools and environments.

Selenium, including Remote Control, WebDriver, and Grid. Robot Framework, Jenkins/Hudson, SVN, Python, Perl, WIKI and googledocs documentation.

Telecommunications Specific Knowledge

SMS, MMS, SMSC, WAP, CNS, Premium and Standard Rate Messaging, Carrier Name Look up, Bind Quality.

Financial Specific Areas and Applications

Transaction research, check image research, statement reconstruction, transaction reconstruction, electronic check processing, image processing, check replacement documents, item processing, fraud detection, check fraud research, credit card dispute/fraud research, debit card fraud dispute/research, InnovASIon

Other Competencies

Python, Selenium, Robot Framework, Perl, Rexx, SQL, Linux, OS/2, Vim, Vi, Epm, MySQL, Oracle, Btrieve, IBM P-Comm, IND$FILE, HLLAPI, FTP, SSH, Telnet, TCP/IP, Grep, Regex, PerlDBI, HTML, CGI, XML, JavaScript, relational database systems, XHTML, DHTML, CSS, XML, XSL, DTD, DOM, Automated Testing. Travel to and lead teams in India.


Internap Atlanta, GA 11/2010- 11/2012

Senior Software Engineer in Test (official title “Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer”)

Create ground up test rigs and environments to test multiple externally facing and internal products. Assisted in or lead development of new standards and processes

Air2Web Atlanta, GA 10/2009- 9/2010

US and India operations

QA Manager

Lead international team of eight individuals. Seven in Chennai India, one in Atlanta Georgia. Interfaced with Development, Customer Relations and Operations Departments. Personally created and lead the creation of test plans and processes. Personally performed web, server, and database testing.

FISERV CORP. Atlanta, GA 2/1995- 2/2009

Merged Checkfree Corp, Merged Carreker Corporation, Merged Antinori Software Inc.

Senior Tester and Senior Implementation Specialist

Coordinated all stages of Software Development Life Cycle from initial design of new products to end of life cycle decommissioning. Customer Support, QA and Implementation. Managed support and implementation project plans. Maintained documentation. Served as the interface between end users and developers. Documented end user issues through detailed defect reports and assisted developers in solving customer problems.

IBM Boulder, CO 8/1989-12/1994

Support Technician


Completed majority of credit hours in 1989 for B.S., Technical Management. (Returning to complete degree)

Community College of Denver-North Campus, University of Colorado-Boulder Campus, Community College of Denver-Arkadia Campus and Metro State College.

Public Service: Founded and manage a key communication tool for Atlanta theatrical professionals, a tool that has been copied in other cities. An active volunteer for several theatres and theatrical service organizations. Also an active volunteer in the local amateur and semi-professional film making community.

Patent: Have a pending patent (application number: 11/197,169) for a method of producing and marketing a certain type of video production.


Atlanta, Georgia, United States and Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India references available upon request.